Bitcoin price limps under $20K as Asia extends global stocks weakness

Bitcoin (BTC) returned under $20,000 on June 29 as analysts stayed hopeful of a trip higher. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Traders looks to $19,500 for support Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it crossed below the $20,000 mark for the first time in nearly a week in Asian trading hours. The weakness followed rangebound behavior near $21,000, this characterizing a market still in tune with moves in global equities. The S&P 500 had finished its previous session down 2%, while the Nasdaq Composite…

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Ethereum price breaks out as ‘bad news is good news’ for stocks

Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), gained alongside riskier assets as investors assessed weak U.S. economic data and its potential to cool down rate hike fears. Ether mirrors risk-on recovery ETH’s price climbed up to 8.31% on June 24 to $1,225, six days after falling below $880, its lowest level since January 2021. Overall, the upside retracement brought bulls 40% in gains, raising anticipation about an extended recovery in the future while alleviating fears of a “clean fakeout.” For instance, independent market analyst “PostyXBT” projected ETH’s price to close above $1,300…

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Voyager’s 60% share price plunge leads sea of red for crypto stocks

A 60% plunge in Voyager Digital’s share price since it disclosed its Three Arrows Capital (3AC) exposure has been accompanied by further falls in crypto industry stocks. According to data from TradingView, Voyager Digital plunged as much as 60% during regular trading hours on Wednesday before closing at $0.5998 to mark a drop of 50.84% for the day. The sharp drop followed Voyager Digital disclosing that the potentially insolvent Three Arrows Capital (3AC) owes the company 15,250 Bitcoin (BTC) and 350 million USD Coin (USDC), worth around roughly $660 million…

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‘Worst quarter ever’ for stocks — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week still battling for $20,000 support as the market takes in a week of severe losses. What felt all but impossible just weeks ago is now a reality as $20,000 — the all-time high from 2017 to 2020 — returns to give investors a grim sense of deja vu. Bitcoin dipped as low as $17,600 over the weekend, and tensions are running high ahead of the June 20 Wall Street open. While BTC price losses have statistically been here before — and even lower —…

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Bitcoin stocks correlation ‘feels like’ 100% as $30K BTC price frustrates

Bitcoin (BTC) wicked through $30,000 during June 9 as the Wall Street open revealed an ongoing stocks correlation.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Trader sees “relief” from US CPI print Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD threatening to head lower as the S&P 500 likewise opened with modest losses. The pair had stayed in a tight range through June 8, this following episodes of volatility, which proved dangerous for long and short traders alike. “The correlation between the $SPX and $BTC is again close to 1,…

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Stocks surge, altcoins give back their gains and dollar strength may push Bitcoin lower

Between May 23 and 27, the equities markets had an impressive run, with the tech-heavy NASDAQ (NASDAQ: QQQ) ETF up over 7% and the S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY) up over 6.50%. However, this week’ whipsaws in price action occurred throughout the week and while the J trade session is not yet over, the weekly candlesticks suggest a close near last week’s open.  QQQ weekly chart (NYSE). Source: TradingView Currently, all major indexes face significant technical resistance levels above their present traded levels. Throw in thegrowing economic uncertainty and fears of…

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Weak stocks and declining DeFi use continue to weigh on Ethereum price

Ether’s (ETH) 12-hour closing price has been respecting a tight $1,910 to $2,150 range for twelve days, but oddly enough, these 13% oscillations have been enough to liquidate an aggregate of $495 million in futures contracts since May 13 according to data from Coinglass. Ether/USD 12-hour price at Kraken. Source: TradingView The worsening market conditions were also reflected in digital asset investment products. According to the latest edition of CoinShare’s weekly Digital Asset Fund Flows report, crypto funds and investment products saw a $141 million outflow during the week ending…

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Bitcoin price returns to weekly lows under $29K as Nasdaq leads fresh US stocks dive

Bitcoin (BTC) fell on the May 24 Wall Street open as weakness in stocks saw sell-side pressure return. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Equities give crypto no respite Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it revisited its lowest levels of the past seven days. At the time of writing, BTC/USD traded at around $28,800 amid volatility, having hit $28,614 on Bitstamp — a zone last seen on May 18. The S&P 500 lost 2.4% on the open, while the Nasdaq 100 managed a 3.5% decline.…

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20% drop in the S&P 500 puts stocks in a bear market, Bitcoin and altcoins follow

Whoever coined the phrase “sell in May and go away” had brilliant insight and the performance of crypto and stock markets over the past three weeks has shown that the expression still rings true. May 20 has seen a pan selloff across all asset classes, leaving traders with few options to escape the carnage as inflation concerns and rising interest rates continue to dominate the headlines. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) taking on water below $29,000 and traders worry that losing…

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Bitcoin trades in $29K ‘no man’s land’ as Tesla ESG fallout routs stocks

Bitcoin (BTC) stayed $1,000 lower on May 19 after a grim trading session on Wall Street the day before put pay to further upside. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Musk blasts ESG “scam” after S&P 500 exit Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD circling $29,000 at the time of writing, having bounced at $28,600 on Bitstamp. The pair had declined in step with United States equities, with the S&P 500 particularly in focus as it set its largest intraday decline since June 2020. Drama over Tesla,…

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